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Virtual – Workshop on Finding & Licensing Music for Your Film – April 4th – Fee

In this workshop, Elizabeth Miller will share how working with a music supervisor can help you find and license the music you want for your film. This will also be a good discussion for composers who want insights on how to get their music in front of music supervisors and into films. Start: Tuesday, April… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Student Short – June 2023 – Paid

CONSTANTS & VARIABLES ACTORS RVA Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema seeking 4 actors for Non-Union Short Student Film shooting 6/21-23/2023 $185-200/day VCUarts Cinema Non-Union Short Student Film Production Company: VCUarts Cinema Executive Producer: Sheree Chen Producer: Joshua Arroyo Director: Amaya Winslow Writer: Gigi Jacobsen Casting Director: Anne Chapman Casting Associates: Gigi Jacobsen & Carly Hough Casting… Read more »

Arlington – Seeking Full Time News Production Assistant – closes 5/28/23 – Paid

7 News in Washington, DC has an exciting opportunity for a full-time News Production Assistant. Date Posted: 3/29/23 Closing Date: 5/28/23 City/State: Arlington, VA Responsibilities include: Operate Deko, Audio, or Camera for our Newscasts Prep for newscasts including but not limited to: Preparing all fonts to air during the newscast Studio and set preparation Maintaining studio Lighting… Read more »

Richmond – VSF First Act Screenplay Contest – May 31 Deadline – $30 Fee

The Virginia Screenwriter’s Forum First Act, First Look Screenplay Contest: Think your first act has what it takes to captivate an audience? Submit the first 30 pages of your feature script for the chance to win $500 from the Virginia Screenwriters Forum (VSF)! Scripts entered into the Second Annual First Act, First Look Screenplay Contest… Read more »

Alexandria – Film Festival -November 9-12

The 2023 Alexandria Film Festival—our 17th annual!—will take place November 9-12, 2023, in Alexandria, Virginia. We start accepting film submissions for consideration on April 3 (see below) and will shortly be posting information about the submission process on our website, www.alexfilmfest.com. Be on the lookout for that announcement!   Call for Film Submissions & Judging… Read more »

Richmond – Short Film Series Screening – April 17 – $12

From the producer of the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project and the creator of the VHSL Film Festival comes the Short Film Series presented by the Richmond Film Network.    This experience brings together innovative, independent storytellers and discerning audiences for its monthly program of short films, compelling moderated filmmaker Q&As, and meaningful networking.   ANNOUNCING THE… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for CHOR Project – April 12th, 13th & 14th – Paid

CASTING FOR CHOR – Richmond VA – NU – April 12, 13, 14 NEW PROJECT JUST IN!  SEEKING MULTIPLE TALENT! Seeking talent for an upcoming Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHOR)  project filming in Richmond VA on April 12, 13, and 14.  This is a nonunion project.  SELF TAPE SUBMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION!  Please see… Read more »

Alexandria – PSA Casting – March 28 – Paid

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent for a non-union PSA shooting in Alexandria, VA on March 28, 2023. They are currently looking for the following types: Principal – any gender/ethnicity, 65+ Principal – any gender/ethnicity, 20s-70s – walks with a cane or walker and can walk up approximately 4 steps OR has an upper… Read more »

Arlington – Seeking Production Coordinator for WJLA-TV – Closing May 16 – Paid

WJLA-TV is seeking an experienced Production Coordinator for their Commercial Production Department. Qualified candidates must be able to conceptualize, script, shoot, and assist the Commercial Production Manager with the day to day operation of the department. Responsibilities: • Producing commercials, PSA’s and billboards for the station and its advertisers. • Creating concepts, writing scripts, and… Read more »

VA – Research and Development Grant – due April 24th

The Chicken & Egg Pictures Research & Development Grant is accepting applications through Monday, April 24, 2023 at 12:00 PM (noon) ET, from women and non-binary filmmakers from around the world who have directed at least two feature-length documentaries and are in the research & development stage of their next feature-length film. Up to 30… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Short film – March & April 2023 – Paid

Casting call for “Searching for the Artist” film. Logline: After an unsuccessful first show, an aspiring painter encounters a woman who offers him a potential career-altering opportunity under mysterious circumstances. Description Short Film Director: Anson King Producer/Casting Director: Walker Moore Writer: Maximilian Omar Shooting Schedule: March 25th – April 13th (Roughly 5-6 Days within that… Read more »

Norfolk – Casting call for Independent Film – March 25th – Paid

Casting call for “MAKE A WISH” film Film Description: “Make A Wish” is an urban-inspired suspense film about a woman who avenges her brother’s death. Project date/range: 3/25/23 – 7/31/23 Located -> Norfolk, VA; Audition times are between 1 pm-4 pm in the Norfolk Slover Library Compensation: Paid   Primary Contact: Dria Copeland Number: (757)… Read more »

Virginia – deadline for submissions to the Roy W. Dean Film Spring Grant – March 31st – Application Fee

The deadline for submissions to the Roy W. Dean Film Grant for Spring is March 31st 2023.  Now in its thirty-first year, the grant is awarded to unique films that make a contribution to society.  From the Heart Productions, the 501(c)3 non-profit sponsoring the grant, offers all who apply for the grant a consultation on… Read more »

Richmond – Cast & Crew Call for Short Film – July 2023 – Paid

MUG! Writer/Director: Will Sidaros Producer: Kat Vivaldi Casting: Madison McVeigh Shoot Duration: 2 Days Location: Richmond, VA Rate of Pay: TBD Notes: Looking for cast and crew who can work as VA locals Synopsis: Flowers. Chocolates. Candles. It’s the beginning of a romantic evening as Tyler and Julia settle in for their first night together… Read more »

Richmond- Seeking Talent for Student Short Films – March 17th-April 22nd – Not Paid

CASTING 26 ACTORS—Richmond and Vicinity ONLY Sonja BERTUCCI, Filmmaker/Assistant Professor in Film Studies at the University of Richmond & “FILM PRODUCTION 302” are seeking 26 ACTORS for 10 non-union SHORT FILMS (around 5-10 minutes).   Audition Schedule: between 03/02 and 03/17 Project Specifications: These are short films (5-10 min) produced in the Film Studies Program at the University of… Read more »

Alexandria – Seeking Actors for PSA – March 28th – Paid

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent for a non-union PSA shooting in Alexandria, VA on March 28, 2023. We are currently looking for the following type:   Principal – any gender/ethnicity, 20-70, with a physical disability   AT THIS TIME WE ARE ONLY LOOKING FOR TALENT WHO HAVE A PHYSICAL DISABILITY   For consideration… Read more »

Bedford – Bedford Int’l Film Festival is now accepting submissions – July 2023 – Fee

Attention Filmmakers! The Bedford Int’l Film Fest is now accepting short films, feature films and scripts for our festival on July 1, 2023 in Bedford, Virginia. Our festival showcases shorts and features from around the world. Going into our 5th year the festival will provide small cash prizes. We will have several events in the… Read more »

Charlottesville – Entries for the 36th Annual Virginia Film Festival is now open – October 2023 – Fee

Attention Filmmakers!  The 2023 Call for Entries for the 36th Annual Virginia Film Festival is now open! Every year the Festival showcases new narrative and documentary features, shorts, and independent films from US and international-based filmmakers from all filmmaking backgrounds. All Virginia residents and students can submit for FREE! Dates Early Bird Deadline – May… Read more »

Charlottesville – Casting Call for Short Film – 5/15/23-6/4/23 – Paid

I HAVE LOVE IN ME Short Film SAG Short Project Agreement Writer/Director: Anne DeMelo Producers: Anthony Faure Casting Director: Emily Rucker Outside Dates: 5/15 – 6/4 (4 day shoot) Location: Charlottesville, VA Rate of Pay: $216/Day Notes: Looking for those able to work as VA locals If interested, please email emilyruckercasting@gmail.com Logline: Deep in the… Read more »

Charlottesville – Tina Fey in conversation with UVA President Jim Ryan Event – April 23rd – Free with Ticket

Tina Fey in conversation with UVA President Jim Ryan Sunday, April 23 | 3:00 PM | John Paul Jones Arena | FREE WITH TICKET The University of Virginia President’s Speaker Series for the Arts will present award-winning writer, actor, producer, and noted UVA alumna Tina Fey on April 23 at 3 pm at John Paul… Read more »

Chase City – Book Signing/Q&A with Cinematographer Roger Deakins 4/15 – $25-80

Calling all film lovers! Join Academy Award-winning cinematographer Sir Roger Deakins for a book signing and Q&A reception on Saturday, April 15th at the Mecklenburg Country Club in Chase City, VA. BOOK SIGNING: 12-4pm Q&A RECEPTION: 5-7pm (with Roger and his wife and collaborator, James, moderated by Beverly Wood, friend and worked with them for over 30 years on various film projects) His book, BYWAYS is… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Student capstone projects – March 11th – Non-Paid

CASTING LEAD & SUPPORTING ROLES FOR CAPSTONE STUDENT FILMS Open Call Auditions @ 800 Charter Colony Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23114 March 11, 2023 All Ages Welcome 11 AM – 1 PM EMAIL : bccfilmcasting@gmail.com Video auditions also accepted. Casting for 4 Bad Days (dark comedy) and 4 Sides (suspense thriller)

Richmond – Casting Call for short film – 3/28/23 – Pay Increase

Casting Notice for the new, upcoming short film “BLACK on BLACK” to be included in short series “When Will Our Black Lives Ever Matter” by Vision Filmworks and TIMELESS PRODUCTIONS. Looking to cast multifaceted and multitalented actors for the following characters: KAREEM- (AA, age range 25-40, lead male) an aspiring R&B singer/rapper who is in… Read more »

Norfolk – Casting Call for ODU Short Departmental Film – April 2023 – Paid

Norfolk, VA ACTORS Anne Chapman Casting & ODU Film – seeking 5 actors – Non-Union Short Departmental Film – $150-200/day   IN TRUE COLOR ODU Film Program Non-Union Short Departmental Film Production Company: ODU Film Director: Priya Vashist Producer: Kiannah McClure Writer: Brianna Thurston Casting Director: Anne Chapman Casting Assistants: Brianna Thurston, HG Bjork, Desiree… Read more »